Running in Dallas
While the rest of us are beginning to pull our parkas, scarves, hats, and gloves from storage, the people in Dallas are enjoying weather between 67 and 71 degrees. We are all jealous of you because you can run out and we are stuck on indoor tracks and treadmills, staring at TVs that are showing us warm and gorgeous weather, that we will not see for at least 8 months.
How do you enjoy this weather?
Where do you run during these “cooler days”?
Grapevine Lake Trails
Grapevine is full of running trails. There are many miles of paved trails and a few miles of soft trails. There are many places that these trails can take us through the area. These trails are popular. It is important to be aware of other runners, walkers and hikers while on getting your exercise. Since, there are trails of many different sizes and varieties, it is a perfect place to start for runners of all types. There is some more specific information about trails at http://www.lake-grapevine.com/trails/
White Rock Lake
There are many other outdoor activities at White Rock Lake besides running. Don’t forget to bring your binoculars! White Rock Lake is also a bird watching area designed by the Audubon Society. Bring your fishing poles! There are fishing piers surrounding the lake. The White Rock Lake is a great place to stop on the way back. It features the natural history of the White Rock Lake Park. Learn more at http://www.dallasparks.org/parks/whiterock.aspx
Katy Trails is located kjfdklsafjdlkas. There are many things to remember about Katy Trail. Make sure that you go to the bathroom before! There are no restrooms, but there are a few stores near the trail end that you could stop in. Mile markers are on the ground every quarter mile! Be cautious and courteous to other runners or people on the trail!
River Legacy Parks
River Legacy Parks has 8 miles of paved trails. The trails curve and follow the Trinity River in Arlington. Bring your binoculars again! There are many different opportunities to see birds. There are also lots of animals that can been seen from the trail. There are breathtaking images of the river. The park also has public restrooms, and pavilions.
There are many more places to go within the Dallas area. There is lots of information on http://www.dallasparks.org/parks/trails.aspx